Resources and further information:
If you are looking into private tutors you can expect to pay between £30-£35/hour for face-to-face lessons but this cost can be shared with other families.
Books you may find of use
I Love My World
Learn creation myths and activities to do with them, how to light fires, make survival dens from sticks and leaves, awaken your senses, read tracks, identify plants, use a knife and bushcraft tools safely, navigate without aids, sneak like a ninja, make natural land art, develop your curiosity and instincts, cook foraged food and chocolate bananas on an open fire… and more, including how to lead successful outdoor learning sessions based on natural cycles and patterns!
The Story of the World
The Story of the World is an award-winning resource for families looking for a history curriculum they can fall in love with. Told in the straightforward, engaging style that has become Susan Wise Bauer’s trademark, this four-volume set covers the sweep of human history from ancient times until the present. Africa, China, Europe, the Americas — find out what happened all around the world in long-ago times. This read-aloud series is designed for parents and teachers to share with elementary school children. Enjoy it together and introduce your child to the marvelous story of the the world’s civilizations.
The children of today face struggles far greater than any previous generation and we, as parents and teachers, must teach them now to make choices for themselves and to learn from the outcome of their decisions.
This classic work yet again invites a new view of childhood and presents an essential treatise that challenges us to rethink our approach to education.
The Care and Development of the Human Senses
An in-depth presentation of Steiner’s ideas about the nature of the twelve human senses, as he saw them, and their role in education.
Of interest to teachers and parents of students attending Steiner-Waldorf institutions, this book is also written for anyone with an interest in children’s education and philosophies of teaching.
The Montessori Method
Certain aspects of the system are in themselves striking and significant: it adapts to the education of normal children methods and apparatus originally used for deficients; it is based on a radical conception of liberty for the pupil; it entails a highly formal training of separate sensory, motor, and mental capacities; and it leads to rapid, easy, and substantial mastery of the elements of reading, writing, and arithmetic.
Movements of Magicalness
This book is for 7-14 year olds, and for all who are young at heart! It brings messages of Oneness, Mindfulness, for finding stillness and strength within, in these times of great change on our planet.
Its about discovering the beauty and power inside, the magic and the mystery. It introduces a simple but beautiful moving meditation to bring in to daily living.
Its about caring for all of life, knowing our deep connection to each other and all living beings. For knowing this life is sacred, its about honour and respect. Each page introduces new characters who are facing global challenges, but who are discovering this magic within.
Website's and Apps
King Of Math
King of Maths is a fast-paced mathematics game with lots of fun and diverse problems in different areas. Starting as a male or female farmer, you level up your character by answering maths questions and improving your total score. New character design and music for each of the ten levels.
Reading Eggs makes learning to read interesting and engaging for kids, with great online reading games and activities.
Teach Your Monster To Read
Covers everything from letters and sounds to reading full sentences. An exciting adventure in a magical world.